• BOTFA featured

    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 ·

    Robert Weatherall has a problem or two with THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES.

    The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

  • the homesman featured

    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 ·

    The harsh realities of THE HOMESMAN are made bearable by Hilary Swank’s gritty goodness, writes Nick Walker.

    The Homesman

  • when we were kings featured

    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 ·

    When We Were Kings stands head and shoulders above the rest in its depiction of the greatness of Muhammad Ali, according to Edd Elliott.

    Retrospective: When We Were Kings

  • w&b2

    Thursday, November 20, 2014 ·

    Álex de la Iglesia returns to the mayhem and excess of his cinematic roots with WITCHING AND BITCHING.

    Witching and Bitching

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  • turner2

    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 ·

    The artistic highlights of Turner’s career writ large on the cinema screen in flesh and blood make this a cinematic delight, writes Mark Liversidge.

    Mr Turner

  • dana

    Monday, November 17, 2014 ·

    What, who and why female Ghostbusters?

    Ghostbustresses

  • poss2

    Sunday, November 16, 2014 ·

    This inspiring and heartwarming documentary charts the recovery of much-loved musician Edwyn Collins from a double stroke in 2005.

    The Possibilities are Endless

  • graef2

    Saturday, November 15, 2014 ·

    We speak to Professor Roger Graef OBE about storytelling, creative freedom and the documentary he “literally fled” from.

    Interview with Roger Graef

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Shadows

John Cassavetes’ semi-improvised debut film still has an immediacy and realism that outpaces many modern indies, writes Jim Moore.

The Day the Earth Caught Fire | TakeOneCFF.com
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Day the Earth Caught Fire

In anticipation of the BFI’s forthcoming Sci-Fi season, Gavin Midgley looks back at a landmark British entry in the genre.

crossing points feature
Saturday, September 13, 2014

Crossing Points

CROSSING POINTS explores the memory of space and its atmosphere, according to Hannah Clarkson.

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Friday, September 12, 2014

The View From Our House

THE VIEW FROM OUR HOUSE is as much about what is unseen, as what is depicted, according to Hannah Clarkson.

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Friday, September 12, 2014

We Are Many

WE ARE MANY gives a new perspective on the 2003 protests, but could maybe do with a bit more balance, according to James Walpole.

Last Emperor feature
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Last Emperor 3D

THE LAST EMPEROR 3D is a worthy conversion that enhances the film thematically as well as visually, according to James Walpole.

Amour Fou feature
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Amour Fou

AMOUR FOU sends its audience into contortions with its stifling uneasiness, according to Edd Elliott.

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Short Fusion: Connection

The CONNECTIONS strand of shorts at CFF explored the links and bonds between families; strangers; the person someone was and the one they may become.

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Interview: Rowan Joffe & Steven J. Watson

Lizzie Scourfield talks to the minds behind BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP, director Rowan Joffe, and the writer of the novel, Steven J Watson.

not so silent movies feature
Sunday, September 7, 2014

Not-So-Silent Movies with Neil Brand

NOT-SO-SILENT MOVIES is set to release your inner child, according to James Walpole.